Guwahati: While people were still trying to come to terms with the death of Irrfan Khan, the nation had to face yet another whiplash as veteran actor and Bollywood’s romantic hero Rishi Kapoor succumbed to cancer the following day.
Debuting in Bollywood with Mera Naam Joker and then playing his first lead role in teenage romantic movie Bobby, the actor’s versatile performances have created a niche in the Indian movie industry. With some fine performances in Namastey London, Fanaa, Amar Akbar Anthony and Chandni, to name just a few, his contributions in the field of Indian cinema will remain etched in our memories.
As an ode to the actor, here are five of his movies that you can watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video:
Kapoor & Sons (Amazon Prime Video)
Featuring Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan, the film spins around two siblings who come back to their family when their granddad (played by Rishi Kapoor) endures a heart attack. The granddad assumes an instrumental job in keeping the of-course dysfunctional family together, as everyone battles with their own issues and struggles. Kapoor’s performance in the movie was very refreshing and he was widely appreciated for his performance as well.
Patiala House (Netflix)
With Akshay Kumar in the lead followed by Anushka Sharma, Dimple Kapadia and Rishi Kapoor, this sports drama spins around a man who tries to turn into a cricketer and play for England. Be that as it may, he chooses to throw away his dreams and aspirations on account of his dad. Rishi Kapoor plays Akshay Kumar’s exacting dad who is at first against his fantasies about turning into a cricketer. However, in the long run, he understands his misstep and starts supporting his child’s dreams.
Do Dooni Chaar (Netflix)
Featuring Rishi Kapoor and his significant other Neetu Kapoor, the story is about a working middle-class family from Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar and their dream about purchasing a car. Rishi Kapoor assumes the job of Santosh Duggal, a maths educator who continually battles to stay aware of the desires of his wife and family and regardless of giving his everything, misses the mark concerning their desires and expectations. This film likewise denoted the arrival of Neetu Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor as a lead couple on the big screen.
102 Not Out (Amazon Prime Video)
An entertaining and endearing tale about a 102-year-elderly person, played by Amitabh Bachchan, who prefers living happily and is on a mission to break the record of the oldest man alive. Rishi Kapoor played his 76-year-old child who is his the exact opposite of his father. He is surly and feels too old to even think about enjoying his life.
Rajma Chawal (Netflix)
In the period of social media and innovation, when individuals are increasingly associated with the friends that they made online than their friends in real life and their own family; a dad attempts to draw near to his millennial child utilising social media obviously. Rishi Kapoor plays a dad, who is upset by the hatred his child harbours against him. In this way, he chooses to jump on Facebook to connect the big gap in communication. The film additionally stars Amyra Dastur, Aparshakti Khurrana, and Anirudh Tanwar.